FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR FEBRUARY 2020

“Let the same mind be in you that was in Christ Jesus, who, though he was in the form of God, did not regard equality with God as something to be exploited, but emptied himself, taking the form of a slave, and being born in human likeness. And being found in human form, he humbled […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR SEPTEMBER 2019

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3:1 “Train children in the right way, and when old, they will not stray.” – Proverbs 22:6 “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” – Hebrews 11:1 “But grow in the […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR APRIL 2019

I am writing this article exactly one month before Easter Sunday. Even though the calendar shows Easter coming later than usual, it arrives all the same. Since the earliest days of the Christian community, the primary day to assemble for worship had been Sunday. This is due to the fact that every Sunday morning is […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR MARCH 2019

One of the most important ways that our relationship with God grows and thrives is through time  spent with God. A way that has proved fruitful and beneficial in my own journey has been to read scripture in what is known as Lectio Divina. This is a method of reading scripture which encompasses four parts: […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR FEBRUARY 2019

One of the ways that we can grow closer to God is through prayer. An opportunity to do this can come whenever we embark on what is called a prayer walk. By doing this activity we can combine a time of physical activity with the added bonus of talking with God. In the observation of […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR NOVEMBER 2018

The next fruit of the Spirit that I am going to discuss is gentleness. This fruit is the eighth of nine fruits that the Holy Spirit offers to us (Galatians 5:22-23). The word gentleness (or gentle) is found in many places in scripture with these verses being a few instances: Esther 15:8 – “Then God […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR OCTOBER 2018

The next fruit of the Spirit that I am going to discuss is faithfulness. This fruit is the seventh of nine fruits that the Holy Spirit offers to us. The word faithfulness is found in many places in scripture with these below being a few examples: Genesis 24:27 – “Blessed be the LORD, the God […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR SEPTEMBER 2018

The next fruit of the Holy Spirit that I am going to discuss is generosity. The stewardship ministry team at Christ the King has decided to use this word generosity going forward as the name of our ministry. This is to emphasize the work of the Holy Spirit and this specific fruit of the Spirit […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR – JUNE 2018

This month I am going to write about the fourth fruit of the Holy Spirit in Paul’s list, which is patience. One of the most famous sayings about patience is that “patience is a virtue.” There are many references to patience in the Bible and I have selected a few of these that describe this […]

FROM THE SENIOR PASTOR – MAY 2018

This month I will focus on the third fruit of the Spirit, peace. The word for peace is found hundreds of places in the Bible, and I have listed a few of them here: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. […]